All about CENSUS 2011

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  • Census 2011 is the 15th Census of India since 1872
  • Census 2011 was held in two phases:
  • House listing & Housing Census (April to September 2010)
  • Population Enumeration (9th to 28th February 2011)
  • Revision round: From 1st March to 5th, 2011
Population Total 1,21,08,54,977
Males 62,37,24,248
Females 58,64,69,174
Literacy Total 74%
Males 82.10%
Females 65.50%
Density of population per km2 382
Sex ratio per 1000 males 940 females
Child sex ratio (0–6 age group) per 1000 males 919

 

  • The slogan of census 2011 was “Our Census, Our future”.
  • Total estimated cost of the Census was INR2200 crore (US$340 million).
  • First biometric information was collected in 2011.
  • Present Registrar General & Census Commissioner – Sailesh
  • Total Population – 1,210,569,573 (1.21 Billion)
  • India in 2nd rank in population with 17.64%. decadal growth & China is 1st rank with decadal growth 19% (over 1.35 billion)
  • World Population is 7 Billions
  • Increase in population during 2001 – 2011 is 181 Million
  • 100% Banking State – Kerala
  • 100% Banking District – Palakkad (Kerala)

 

Population – 1210.19 million [Males – 623.7 million (51.54%) Females – 586.46 million (48.46%)]

Top Populous of the Country
1 Uttar Pradesh 19,98,12,341
2 Maharashtra 11,23,74,333
3 Bihar 10,40,99,452
4 West Bengal 9,12,76,115
5 Andhra Pradesh 8,45,80,777
Least Populous of the Country
1 Lakshadweep 64,473
2 Daman and Diu 2,43,247
3 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 3,43,709
4 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 3,80,581
5 Sikkim 6,10,577

 

Population Highlight

Highest Populous UT Delhi
Least Populous UT Lakshadweep
Highest Populous state Uttar Pradesh
Least populous state Sikkim
Highest urban Population in India (state& UT) Maharashtra – 4,11,00,980
Lowest urban Population in India (state& UT) Lakshadweep – 26,967
Highest Rural Population in India (state& UT) Uttar Pradesh – 13,16,58,339
Lowest Rural Population in India (state& UT) Lakshadweep – 33,683
Highest Density of Population Bihar (1102 sq.km)
Lowest Density of Population Arunachal Pradesh (17)
Highest Populous District Thane (Mumbai)

 

Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 Males)

Sex ratio in India 943
Highest sex ratio in state Kerala (1084)
Lowest sex ratio in state Haryana (879)
Highest sex ratio in UT Pondicherry (1037)
Lowest sex ratio in UT Daman and Diu (618)
Child (0-6 years) sex ratio 914
Highest child (0-6) sex ratio in state Mizoram (971)
Lowest child (0-6) sex ratio in state Haryana (830)

 

Literacy Rate in India

Total Person Literacy Rate 74%
Total person Literacy Rate in Urban 86%
Total person Literacy Rate in Rural 71%
Males 82.14%
Females 65.46%
Highest Literacy Rate in State Kerala (94%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in State Bihar (61.8%)
Highest Literacy Rate in UT Lakshadweep (92.2%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in UT Dadra and Nagar Haveli (76.24%)
100% Literacy District Palakkad (Kerala)
Highest Literacy rate in rural (state) Kerala (92.92%)
Highest Literacy rate in urban (state) Kerala (94.99%)[
Lowest Literacy rate in rural (state) Andhra Pradesh (61.14%)
Lowest Literacy rate in urban (state) Uttar Pradesh (77.0%)

 

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